the Queen contemplates the worlds within…

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from Maria Loren,,,

If you have been struggling with money lately, keep in mind that this is an invitation to think constructively about positive habits to build, not to worry more about finance. The Queen of Pentacles doesn’t fret: she “contemplates”.

According to The Pictorial Key to the Tarot by A.E. Waite, The Queen of Pentacles as the following:
The face suggests that of a dark woman, whose qualities might be summed up in the idea of greatness of soul; she has also the serious cast of intelligence; she contemplates her symbol and may see worlds therein.
Divinatory Meanings: Opulence, generosity, magnificence, security, liberty.
Reversed: Evil, suspicion, suspense, fear, mistrust.
We often think of the suit of pentacles as the suit related to finance. This suit is connected to the material world, and in life today, finance questions are a huge part of our material world.
When we look at the Queen of Pentacles, we see our queenly figure cradling one large pentacle—or coin—in her lap. She regards it with a serious expression, which tells us she has the “cast of intelligence”.
When we think of finance and a queen with a glittering crown, we think of opulence. But when we think of finance and an intelligent, serious woman, we might instead think of responsible financial decisions and financial security.
So, our Queen of Pentacles today invites us to consider opulence and security. Let’s reflect on how we are using our spending habits to support us today and prepare us for our futures.
Are the choices we are making in our daily lives ones that provide us with quick pleasure or long-lasting confidence?
Opulence and Financial Security
Think for a moment about coffee, a beverage many of us consume on a regular basis. An opulent version of the drink could come from a fancy coffee chain complete with toppings and syrups, maybe even some whipped cream if you are feeling particularly decadent.
On the other hand, if you kept your eyes out for a sale, you could likely get a one-pound bag of ground coffee from the grocery store for the same amount of money that you would spend on just one of those opulent drinks.
Choosing ground coffee over the opulent choice is choosing security; it is choosing the ability to know you can afford your coffee every day.
This is not to say that opulence does not have a place in your life. Consider the more opulent choice as the luxury it is. Like with the fancy coffee, it can be delightful to treat yourself to something special on occasion. But remember that it is truly delightful in the long-term to build financial habits that will support you moving forward in life.
The example of coffee is particularly pertinent because it seems so small a thing. So what if you spend a few extra dollars on fancy coffee during your week?
Well, a couple of years of those frequent drinks, and you have shelled out thousands of dollars.
Thinking about things in the bigger pictures like this can feel disconcerting, but don’t be discouraged. The great news is that in the exact same way that small amounts of money add up, so too do small changes and small habits.
For you, the thing to change may not be coffee habits, but the Queen of Pentacles wants you to reflect today. Consider the way she is looking at her coin, and imitate her, taking a good look at your own financial situation.
Finance For Our Future
No matter where you are in your life, you can work on money habits that help you reach your financial goals. If you don’t already have one, take some time today to look into different finance applications that help you keep on top of your spending and stay on track with any goals for financial security you have.
If you are already signed up with one of these applications, spend this time checking back in with your goals and making sure that you are progressing in the way you want to be.
If you have been struggling with money lately, keep in mind that this is an invitation to think constructively about positive habits to build, not to worry more about finance. The Queen of Pentacles doesn’t fret: she “contemplates”.

good things are happening now and in the future…

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Angels of Abundance Oracle Cards by Doreen Virtue & Grant Virtue
Abundance is all around you.
Start by thinking of your affirmations. To continue in the money vein, perhaps you might think of something such as ‘I am worthy of prosperity’ or ‘I accept unexpected prosperity entering my life’.
Repeat these to yourself until it becomes a habit to think positively about your chosen area of abundance (and don’t be afraid to focus on multiple areas at once!). The more you resonate with your chosen area(s) the higher the degree of return you’ll see; the first step in doing this is by changing how you think.
The next step is to break the habit of speaking negatively about the abundance you’re seeking. Instead of complaining about the degree of broke you are, try repeating your affirmations. Say them out loud so that you can hear them in your own voice.
Today your angels want you to focus on manifesting abundance in the present. When you only think of good things happening in the future, that’s where they’ll stay: in the future. Your angels are asking you to be more mindful in your spirit, words, and actions as they assist you with reaching an abundance mindset.
But what is the abundance mindset?
At its most simple form, the abundance mindset is when you speak words of affirmation instead of doubt. Rather than complaining about your finances, for example, try expressing gratitude for what you do have. When you complain about money you are subconsciously blocking the flow of abundance from your angels.
It can be easy to fall into a pattern of negative words, thoughts, and emotions but your angels are here to remind you that you attract what you broadcast into the Universe and to what degree. Fretting and sweating about nightmare scenarios will attract that outcome to you, so be careful with what you say and think.
This also triggers your spirit to begin resonating on the frequency it needs to attract abundance. The Universe is listening so speak words of prosperity, love, and positivity to yourself.
When you’ve changed your thoughts and words, you will start to feel abundance surrounding you. Peace and happiness will flow through you. Optimism will be easier to attain. Your angels are preparing you to receive abundance and, by being open and accepting, you’re signaling to your angels that you are ready as well.
Now we come to seeing the changes that you’ve manifested. With money, it’s easy to see the difference between zero and one hundred, so it’s easy to know when your angels have graced you with abundance and to what degree. Gaining or losing weight is the same way.
But what about more intangible things? How will you know when you have manifested more happiness in your life?
The answer is simple: you won’t know the exact moment. One day you’ll look up and realize that you’re truly happy; that love has entered your life and you’re content. In retrospect, you may discover the exact moment or action you took that led you there, but at the time you may not realize what a turning point it is. Remember to listen to your angel’s guidance when it comes to these decisions and follow your intuition.
The main take away from this message is that you are in charge of the degree of your belief when it comes to abundance. What you project into the universe is what will return to you, so be mindful of your thoughts, words, and actions.

A Tarot Reading from Elissa…

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Past

The Six of Wands – I almost laughed out loud when I pulled the Six of Wands, Jeanne! It represents transition and change, and the letting go of old baggage and grudges. To me, this is a very clear representation of the beginning our relationship – perhaps even before we met. When you contacted me, I know you were feeling down and listless, unsure where to go next and even a little anxious of change. Together though, as you know, we embarked down a path of transition together and this was an extremely significant moment in your life so it’s no wonder the tarot felt it necessary to highlight this time.

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Present
The Knight of Pentacles – This card, when upright (which it was), represents hard work which is absolutely ideal for you and the journey you’ve undertaken here with me. It tells me that you’ve been productive and focused on your goal. Between you and me, I believe that you are working harder than almost any of my other clients which is another reason why I feel so connected to you. The Knight of Pentacles tells me that this hard work, new routine and focus is benefiting you and will lead you into a brighter future. Speaking of which…

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Future
The Page of Swords – To my delight, the Page of Swords is wholly representative of new ideas, new ways to communicate, curiosity and knowledge. These are all things you have been striving towards and to pull it now shows me that your efforts will not be in vain. In this way, it shows that your mind will open as it’s meant to and see more than the normal eye can see – expanding your mind and heightening your sensitivity to the psycho-activity that exists around you. It’s important to remember this card especially, as we strive towards this together. This is a sign from the universe that this is what it meant for you and with hard work and perseverance, you will have it.

Jeanne, this is a great reading and I hope it helps you put some perspective on your journey. Together, we’ve already achieved so much and we’ll continue until you have the success you desire. In a little while, you’ll receive your next course development program where we’ll talk more about techniques to help you train and strengthen your mind’s eye.

Wishing you peace,

Elyssa

Hope for God’s Mercy…

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Jesus decided to go outside the Israelites, the high priests, the wealthy and the clean to include the poor and blind and deaf in his mercy and salvation. He pours forth a gift of faith and watches to see if the called will serve with and show faith and good works! Even the poor will be welcome at the table of love and bread. They will open up and extend themselves to the needy. Include the needy in their boundaries, as Christ did.
James 2:1-10, 11-13, 14-17.

Sept 4

The faults of Man…

Advice to a Girl by

Thomas Campion


Never love unless you can

Bear with all the faults of man!

Men sometimes will jealous be

Though but little cause they see,

And hang the head as discontent,

And speak what straight they will repent.

Men, that but one Saint adore,

Make a show of love to more;

Beauty must be scorned in none,

Though but truly served in one:

For what is courtship but disguise?

True hearts may have dissembling eyes.

Men, when their affairs require,

Must awhile themselves retire;

Sometimes hunt, and sometimes hawk,

And not ever sit and talk:

If these and such-like you can bear,

Then like, and love, and never fear!


 
“Advice to a Girl” by Thomas Campion. Public Domain.

September 3,2021

The Four of Swords reversed Tarot card…

Four of Swords (Reversed)Tarot card from Maria Loren
9/3/21
According to The Pictorial Key to the Tarot by A.E. Waite, Four of Swords is described as the following:
The effigy of a knight in the attitude of prayer, at full length upon his tomb.
Divinatory Meanings: Vigilance, retreat, solitude, hermit’s repose, exile, tomb and coffin. It is these last that have suggested the design.
Reversed: Wise administration, circumspection, economy, avarice, precaution, testament.
The reversed Four of Swords is today’s tarot card, and it is a clear indication that you may be feeling exhausted in one area—if not all—of your life. This is a card that represents a severe need for some personal treatment and self-care. This card wants you to take the time to rest because it is well needed.
When this card shows its presence, it’s reminding you that at some point, you need to stop, take a break, and give yourself some relaxation treatment. You’re not a machine and can’t keep going on forever. You’ll push yourself past exhaustion and end up collapsing.
Why is it necessary to give yourself some self-care treatment right now?
The reversed Four of Swords is like a warning sign and shouldn’t be taken too lightly. You may have just been through a stressful and energy-draining period in your life. You are all burnt out yet feeling restless simultaneously, and you are in dire need of some sort of treatment.
Your energy levels are at an extreme all-time low, and you need to rest, recharge, and recuperate. You may be feeling some restlessness, and you’re beginning to crash and burn out. You’ve been drained of all you’ve got physically, mentally, and emotionally. If you keep going, soon there will be absolutely nothing left to give.
That is why this card is asking you to do yourself a favor and give yourself some treatment and self-care. Not just because you need it, but because you deserve it as well. Time to give a little bit to yourself now. Everyone else can wait.
What kinds of self-care and personal treatment are there?
The reversed Four of Swords is asking you to look at the five aspects in your life where proper self-care and personal treatments are essential. Failing to take care of one or more of these aspects in your life can be harmful to your health and wellbeing. So, it’s best to make sure they aren’t being neglected.
Ensuring each of these areas get attention paid to and getting the care they need is an essential part of healing and rejuvenating yourself; body, mind, and spirit.
Maintain physical self-care and keep your body healthy.

  • Make sure you’re eating a healthy and balanced diet with all the nutrients you need.
  • Maintain a healthy sleep schedule. Not too little and not too much.
  • Drink enough water to keep yourself hydrated.
  • Get at least a little bit of exercise (10 min walk around the block will do).
  • Let yourself get fresh air and sunlight every day.
    Keep up with your social self-care and maintain a healthy social life.
  • Make sure you’re getting a healthy amount of human contact every day.
  • Be sure to pay attention and make sure you’re not unconsciously closing yourself off and self-isolating.
  • Keep in touch with your loved ones.
  • Maintain strong and healthy friendships by checking in regularly.
  • Try leaving your house at least once a day.
    Keep your mind sharp with some upbeat, mental/intellectual self-care.
  • Maintain your sense of curiosity and regularly ask yourself questions.
  • Play mentally stimulating games, e.g., Scrabble, chess, trivia games.
  • Try to regularly learn new things.
  • Make time for mentally stimulating activities, e.g., Puzzles, watching movies, and reading books.
    Practice good emotional self-care to deal with your feelings healthily.
  • Learn healthy coping skills and know-how to recognize and avoid harmful ones.
  • Release toxic emotions and seek out positive ones.
  • Learn forgiveness.
  • Be generous and empathetic.
  • Don’t judge others or yourself.
    Connect with your higher self with these spiritual self-care practices.
  • Practice mindfulness and other meditation techniques.
  • Regularly connect with nature and respect the Earth.
  • Express gratitude and appreciation for what you have every day.
  • Do what makes you feel inspired. Do things that will inspire others.

Sept. 1

planetary transits are headed your way…

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A Message From Dawn


Dearest Jeanne,
I know you’re already aware of some of the planetary transits that are headed your way. Transits that have the potential to transform your life in some very exciting ways!
So, I’m extremely pleased to have you back with me now, because while some of those transits are already in motion, others have yet to manifest. How you choose to work with these transits could easily be the difference between a joyful, abundant future – or one filled with aguish and hardships.
There are “pivotal moments” in your future, and I hope you take advantage of everything you learn here to ensure you’re on the road to success and happiness!
The next step is yours… are you ready to take the leap?

As I’ve mentioned before, the above chart you’re looking at is a snapshot of the Universe taken from where you were born, the moment you arrived on this plane.
Your Astrology Chart is your fingerprint to the Universe; no two charts are alike.
And remember, we are in the middle of a very powerful “shift” in consciousness. This shift is a time of intense transformation, one where we’re offered the opportunity to make great strides in our personal journeys…
And as I watch this shift continue to unfold, I am amazed by the incredible potential it offers…
See, regardless of where you are in your life – regardless of the obstacles that have been standing in your way, or the opportunities you’ve missed in the past – this shift holds the potential to wipe the slate clean…
No more feeling stuck or limited by your current situation… you could – if navigated properly – use this shift to unlock your True Destiny and achieve the happiness and success you’ve been dreaming about…
Now, I know that’s something you’d like to do, Jeanne…
I know you’ve already taken steps toward that abundant future and I suspect that you can even feel the success you seek waiting for you on the horizon…
Your Transit Period was the trigger to this fantastic step in your evolution and it has set an incredible chain of events into motion…
In fact, if you’re like many of my clients, you often feel as if you could just reach out and grab hold of it… because it all seems to be only a step or two away…
The question is… how do you get from HERE to THERE?
How do you take that “next step”, and set about manifesting your deepest desires?
Well, that’s why I’ve invited you here today…
See, even though I’ve given you a free reading in the past, I felt compelled to extend this offer again, if for no other reason than just to help you understand all of the new changes that have taken place in your chart…
And rest assured, there have been many!
Understanding these changes will help you take that next step, Jeanne, giving you a greater advantage as you continue to explore the possibilities of your true potential…
In fact, regardless of where you might be in your Transit Period, you still have an opportunity to experience a new level of awareness, one that can open the door to unlimited success and happiness!
And as before, I’ll give you the opportunity to dig even deeper and discover the secrets to locking in that success once and for all!
So, again, I’m glad you’re here, … I have so much to share with you!
Now, let’s take a look at your new, updated reading!

A hand, issuing from a cloud, holds up a pentacle…( in reverse)

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How do we take in wealth in ways that do not help us?

Ace of Pentacles (Reversed)
According to The Pictorial Key to the Tarot by A.E. Waite, The Ace of Pentacles is described as the following:
A hand–issuing, as usual, from a cloud–holds up a pentacle.
Divinatory Meanings: Perfect contentment, felicity, ecstasy; also speedy intelligence; gold.
Reversed: The evil side of wealth, bad intelligence; also great riches. In any case it shews prosperity, comfortable material conditions, but whether these are of advantage to the possessor will depend on whether the card is reversed or not.
Your card today is reversed, but don’t let this worry you. A reversed card does not necessarily mean a negative outcome. On the contrary: it encourages us to consider a topic from the other side, thus gaining a new perspective.
The Ace of Pentacles shows a large hand cupping one huge pentacle. If the card was right-side-up, we could think of this pentacle as representing wealth. As the card is reversed, we must question whether the riches are “of advantage to the possessor” or not.
You might wonder how riches could be disadvantageous. Most of us wouldn’t mind a few extra riches thrown our way. But the way we get this wealth is important.
Of course, it doesn’t help us to turn to crime or dangerous methods to increase our wealth, but beyond that, there are situations where gaining wealth is not truly helpful, or is not as helpful as it could be. So, how do we take in wealth in ways that do not help us, and how can we rectify these situations?
Keep in mind that wealth goes beyond just money. We can have wealth and be rich in many areas of our lives.
Broaden Your Understanding of Life’s Loans
Say you were fortunate enough to receive some loans. Perhaps you went through the process of applying for small business loans for a new company you want to start, and you were approved by the bank. After you set up your business, accomplishing what you set out to do but needed help with, then you would take from your proceeds the money you owe to the bank, plus some interest, and give it back.
You’re now in a great place, having managed to complete your goal with some help. The bank is surely happy to have their money back, but with tons of clients and money to go around, it is hard to imagine that your repayment of the loans—while being what is due—is making much of a change beyond balancing the books.
What about, then, loans on the interpersonal level?
What if your friend cancelled her plans one day to show up at your apartment with her truck and spend the day helping you move? She has given you her time, her vehicle, and her strength for the day. She may have thought this was a gift, but if you decide that you will pay her back, then you can think of this day as borrowed, or as one of many types of loans.
Consider how someone in your life has helped you out, either recently or in the past. Today, contact them and tell them the way in which you would like to help them out.
Again, this does not have to be financial. If it was your friend who helped you move, it could be as simple as an I.O.U. for a relaxing day at the beach, if that were something she would enjoy and that could help refresh and reset her.
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You might wonder how riches could be disadvantageous. Most of us wouldn’t mind a few extra riches thrown our way. But the way we get this wealth is important.
Of course, it doesn’t help us to turn to crime or dangerous methods to increase our wealth, but beyond that, there are situations where gaining wealth is not truly helpful, or is not as helpful as it could be. So, how do we take in wealth in ways that do not help us, and how can we rectify these situations?
Keep in mind that wealth goes beyond just money. We can have wealth and be rich in many areas of our lives.

Broaden Your Understanding of Life’s Loans
Say you were fortunate enough to receive some loans. Perhaps you went through the process of applying for small business loans for a new company you want to start, and you were approved by the bank. After you set up your business, accomplishing what you set out to do but needed help with, then you would take from your proceeds the money you owe to the bank, plus some interest, and give it back.
You’re now in a great place, having managed to complete your goal with some help. The bank is surely happy to have their money back, but with tons of clients and money to go around, it is hard to imagine that your repayment of the loans—while being what is due—is making much of a change beyond balancing the books.
What about, then, loans on the interpersonal level?
What if your friend cancelled her plans one day to show up at your apartment with her truck and spend the day helping you move? She has given you her time, her vehicle, and her strength for the day. She may have thought this was a gift, but if you decide that you will pay her back, then you can think of this day as borrowed, or as one of many types of loans.
Consider how someone in your life has helped you out, either recently or in the past. Today, contact them and tell them the way in which you would like to help them out.
Again, this does not have to be financial. If it was your friend who helped you move, it could be as simple as an I.O.U. for a relaxing day at the beach, if that were something she would enjoy and that could help refresh and reset her.
Paying It Back Is Paying It Forward
One of the best ways to go about helping another person is with the mindset that you don’t need to get anything back in return. This helps you if the other person is not in a place to give, but if you are the person who received, then giving back to the person who first offered help or loans can have a greater impact.
Paying back loans—whether financial, practical, social, or spiritual—means that the person who gave to you is replenished. They can go back into the world with outstretched hands like the Ace of Pentacles, continuing to help others and spread positive change.

sacred heart…

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All that is diseased on earth comes from the human heart.
Jesus looks at us and recognizes the demons within.
He suffers to make amends.
He answers to the heart of sin.Love from God forgives and redeems.
Human lying come from dust and ashes.
God brings a garden for us to become holy. He brings celestial beings to lift us on high.
We let go of our first life and find the incredible beating heart of the second.The end of all things is love.
The heart is like a small vessel.
All things are there.
Being one with one will set us free. Put your trust in God!

We’d blown the weed…

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We’d blown the weed
into the weeds
from the sailboat
we’d guided through the weeds
that lapped the stern old weeds at the control.
We were wise old elders
raised in weeds and woolly wands of swimming roots
clinging through the sea
to you and you and you.

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